Jawed Naqvi

Babar’s children to the rescue

Babar’s children to the rescue

An embarrassment for nationalist politicians who were raised on hating Muslims is that they need to court Muslim countries. Updated 18 Jan, 2022 08:12am
Manufacturing Modi’s popularity

Manufacturing Modi’s popularity

The BJP grabbed Karnataka & Madhya Pradesh not by winning, leave alone charisma. It just subverted opposition alliances to topple Updated 11 Jan, 2022 07:43am
Ledger book of Modi’s tenure

Ledger book of Modi’s tenure

Price of the Modi Years is an archival work with detailed notes and accounts of Modi’s shortcomings against core challenges. Updated 28 Dec, 2021 07:52am
All the president’s ambassadors

All the president’s ambassadors

For countries like the US, there is a mismatch between the practice of human rights at home and their pursuit abroad. Updated 21 Dec, 2021 07:25am
Missing Dilip Kumar in the fight

Missing Dilip Kumar in the fight

The actor-cum-public intellectual valiantly fought the fight for India’s cultural soul and for its progressive democracy. Updated 14 Dec, 2021 08:35am
Doppelgangers of wayward states

Doppelgangers of wayward states

The targeting of Amnesty’s India operations presaged an emboldened assault on human rights groups. Updated 07 Dec, 2021 07:36am
The fuss about ‘reunification’

The fuss about ‘reunification’

Notion of ‘Akhand Bharat’ — Sanskritised India built on myth than history — involving Pakistan is a soufflé that refuses to rise. Updated 30 Nov, 2021 07:38am
Power of a peaceful movement

Power of a peaceful movement

The farmers — hundreds of thousands of them — stuck to their guns to extract the promise of repeal from Modi. Published 23 Nov, 2021 07:18am
A damaging debate on Savarkar

A damaging debate on Savarkar

The most important reason in today’s context to tone down poorly timed criticism of Savarkar flows from a pragmatic perspective. Updated 16 Nov, 2021 08:07am
Global warming, nuclear winter

Global warming, nuclear winter

Threat of mass annihilation with nuclear weapons has been seldom discussed by powers that own them and also threaten to use them. Updated 09 Nov, 2021 08:00am
Learning curve for Aryan Khan

Learning curve for Aryan Khan

Aryan should also persuade his father to shun his needless silence on the malaise afflicting the once-secular Indian democracy. Updated 02 Nov, 2021 07:48am
Climate threat over South Asia

Climate threat over South Asia

Water shortages, drought, floods or landslides and tsunamis are not constrained by national boundaries. Updated 26 Oct, 2021 07:51am
Avoid Modi’s nationalist turf

Avoid Modi’s nationalist turf

It remains the only party with a presence in every Indian state and makes it best equipped to effect the required radical change. Updated 19 Oct, 2021 07:44am
No more business as usual

No more business as usual

One needs to assess a truer reality by seeing how Rahul Gandhi’s great-grandfather was and is still perceived by the same critics. Updated 12 Oct, 2021 11:39am
Of colonialism and nationalism

Of colonialism and nationalism

What lies ahead in the stand-off between the US-led alliance and a resurgent China is too early to tell. Updated 05 Oct, 2021 08:35am
Biden only complicates it for us

Biden only complicates it for us

Biden’s shibboleths on democracy or world peace or the environment are just that — vacuous shibboleths. Updated 28 Sep, 2021 08:06am